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Start an Allowance to Start a Lifelong Money Conversation with Your Children

An allowance can help your child develop many skills: learning the difference between needs and wants, setting and saving for goals as well as making smart money choices. Perhaps, though, one of an allowance’s less obvious benefits is that it prompts a hopefully lifelong money conversation with your child.

AOA 031: Cultivating Intentionality and a Growth Mindset in Your Allowance Program – With Guests Mark and Kimberlee Barnes

Are you looking for ideas to incorporate into your allowance program? Then you’ll enjoy my conversation with Mark and Kimberlee Barnes, “The Not So Perfect Parents.” Mark and Kimberlee are …

AOA Small Change 002: What Does the Term “Money-Empowered” Mean to You?

In this second installment of our shorter-format episodes — which we call “Small Change” — I explore the term “money-empowered.” This concept is a stated goal of The Art of …

AOA 021: Navigating the Breakthrough Allowance and Raising Money-Empowered Kids with the “Dad Edge” – With Guest Larry Hagner

“When you give people good information, they tend to make better decisions.” -Larry Hagner Are you interested in changing up your tween’s or teen’s allowance program but worried about giving …

AOA 020: How Science Can Help Us Make Better Money and Time Decisions with Our Kids (and Ourselves) – With Guest Ashley Whillans

“Money is definitely just a small part of the happiness equation.” -Ashley Whillans Want to know how money impacts happiness (and how you can talk to your kids about it)? …